Posts Tagged ‘Debt Ceiling’


House Republicans plan debt ceiling vote

“The president has made clear that Congress has only two options: pay the bills they have racked up, or fail to do so and put our nation into default,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement. “We are encouraged that there are signs that congressional Republicans may back off their insistence on holding our economy hostage to extract drastic cuts in Medicare, education and programs middle class families depend on. Congress must pay its bills and pass a clean debt limit increase without further delay.”/blockquote>

I am really getting tired of republicans. Stop the game!



Obama takes stand on debt at press conference – Americas – Al Jazeera English.

“It must be understood that the nation’s creditworthiness is not a bargaining chip or a hostage that can be taken to advance any political agenda,” Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in a letter sent to top congressional leaders.